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District won't move stop away from sex offender

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Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

CLOQUET, Minn. -- The Cloquet School District has denied a parent's request to move a bus stop away from a sex offender's house.

Tarissa Saice says she no longer felt her fifth-grader was safe standing alone at the bus stop after the sex offender moved into the neighborhood. So each morning, she packs up her 8-month-old baby and her 4-year-old and they walk the older child to the bus stop.

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Superintendent Ken Scarbrough wrote in a letter to parents that changing a bus route every time a sex predator moves into a neighborhood would set a "problematic precedence."

The Duluth News Tribune says the sex offender is the community's only Level 3 predator, which means he's at the highest risk to reoffend.

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